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Sturl Hákkv 33II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Sturla Þórðarson, Hákonarkviða 33’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 723.

Sturla ÞórðarsonHákonarkviða
323334

text and translation

Ok hafleyg
hauka ferjur
herðimenn
hlaðnar fluttu
dáðum rakks
ok digulsköflum
af allvalds
óskafundi.

Ok herðimenn fluttu {ferjur hauka}, hlaðnar {hafleyg} ok {digulsköflum}, af óskafundi allvalds, rakks dáðum.
 
‘And brave men brought ferries of hawks [ARMS], loaded with ocean-flame [GOLD] and crucible snowdrifts [SILVER], away from the merry meeting with the mighty ruler, bold in his deeds.

notes and context

As sts 30-2 above.

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Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Sturla Þórðarson, 4. Hákonarkviða 37: AII, 118, BII, 125, Skald II, 67; E 1916, 625, F 1871, 534, Hák 1910-86, 606, Hák 1977-82, 145, Flat 1860-8, III, 173.

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